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Friends of Madera Canyon 25th Anniversary Celebration
October 6th, 2012, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Schedule & Activities

Proctor Ramada Event Hub Activities from 9:00 - 2:00

● FoMC Info/merchandise Table

● Natural History Specimen Table

● Nature Treasure Hunt & Nature Connect-the-DotsChildren’s activities

Children’s Art Table

● Reptile Table & 11:00 AM Presentation by the Tucson Herpetological Society

US Forest Service Coronado National Forest Info Table

● Proctor Loop Walks (approx.1-2 hrs no pre-registration needed)

9:00 - Nature Walk with Luis Calvo (owner Chuparosa B&B)
10:00 - Madera Canyon Geology with Richard Conway
11:00 - Nature Walk
1:00 - Madera Canyon History Walk with Merle Buesing


White House Picnic Area Ramada Activities from 11:00 - 2:00

Lunch catered by Outlaw BBQ.from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. $9.00/plate

Yvette Gonzales, Music in the Canyon from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Anniversary Speakers at 12:30 - Larry Pratt, US Forest Service Coronado National Forest Developed Recreation Project Manager and Tom Purdon, President Friends of Madera Canyon

The 25th Anniversary Celebration is a “Fee Free Day.” USFS has waived parking fees for the day. Camping fees for Bog Spring Campground still apply.

Event Coordinators Louise Gibbeson and Doug Moore

If you need a bit of extra motivation to take part in celebrating twenty-five years of Friends, here's a collection of images assembled by George West from the first twenty years. Thanks to George and other photographers!